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Kyrgyzstan international travel guide

Landscape view of Kyrgyzstan


Kyrgyzstan is part of Asia with main city at Bishkek. It's usually 🌀️ -13.77 °C in Kyrgyzstan with a rainfall of 🌧 25.26 mm. Internet speed in Kyrgyzstan is on average 3.0 Mbps. In Kyrgyzstan you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Som. The languages spoken are Kyrgyz and Russian. Automatic teller machines are common in Kyrgyzstan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

If you're in Kyrgyz Republic and wish to leave, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. Local authorities have implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. These include temporary border closures, flight cancellations, medical checks at international borders. Anyone entering Kyrgyz Republic will be subject to three days mandatory quarantine in state facilities. If you don't have any symptoms during this time, you will then be allowed to self-isolate for 14 days. Contact your airline or nearest embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to confirm visa and entry requirements. We advise you: Do not travel to the Kyrgyz Republic.

issued date: May 14, 2020


🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


πŸ”Œ Sockets

Kyrgyzstan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Kyrgyz and Russian


πŸ’± Currencies Used

Kyrgyzstan uses the Kyrgyzstani som (symbol: ??), code KGS.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns. Som is subdivided into 100 tyiyns. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 3 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Kyrgyzstan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.


πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Kyrgyzstan is on average 3.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Kyrgyzstan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 650.72 KGS, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, MegaCom or O!. Kyrgyzstan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kyrgyzstan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Kyrgyzstan, dial +, then 996 (the country code for Kyrgyzstan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Kyrgyzstan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 312 .


πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Kyrgyzstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20 km/h (12 mph) in residential areas, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-90 km/h (37-55 mph) on undivided highways, 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on motorways and 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on expressways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency





Fire department


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Last updated: January 1, 2021